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Police and fire reports for Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Published: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

Sterling Police

Marco A. Alvarado, 30, of Rock Falls; 2:07 p.m. Friday at the Eastern Branch of the Whiteside County Courthouse; Lee County warrant for failure to appear; posted $480.

Richard N. Sotelo, 19, of Rock Falls; 2:34 p.m. Friday in the 3900 block of East Lincolnway; accused of selling a half-ounce of marijuana to an informant, a felony, and possessing the marijuana, a misdemeanor; taken to Whiteside County Jail; posted $1,000 of his $10,000 bond and released Saturday.

Seth T. Pitts, 36, and Amanda Brown, 24, both of Clinton, Iowa; 7:36 p.m. Friday at the Walmart Supercenter; retail theft; given notices to appear.

Juan Rocha Jr., 35, of Sterling; 8:24 p.m. Friday at Locust and West 11th Street; driving under the influence, no insurance, disobeying traffic control signal, improper lane usage; given notice to appear.

Boy, 15, of Sterling; 5:29 p.m. Saturday at East Fifth Street and Fifth Avenue; disorderly conduct; released to parent.

Juan A. Velasco, 37, of Sterling; 9:43 p.m. Saturday at 35th Street and East Lincolnway; driving under the influence, no insurance, no valid driver’s license, improper turn, improper lane usage; given notice to appear.

Dixon Police

Savon D. Monroe, 18, of Dixon; 9:27 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Assembly Place; illegal burning; given notice to appear.

Timothy D. Engelkes, 40, of Dixon; 7:01 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of North Galena Avenue; domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail.

State Police

Michael J. Green, 48, of Cambria, Wis.; 7:07 a.m. Friday on Interstate 39 in Ogle County; driving too fast for conditions.

Andrew J. Seittmann, 28, of Milwaukee, Wis.; 7:36 a.m. Friday on Interstate 39 in Ogle County; improper lane usage.

Brandon C. Hearn, 24, of Rockford; 4:20 p.m. Friday on Interstate 39 in Ogle County; Rockford Police warrant; posted $200 bond and given a court date.

Patricia M. Reed, 44, of Rochelle; 6:55 a.m. Saturday on Steward Drive near Main Street in Rochelle; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Bethany N. Wright, 24, of Sterling; 8:04 a.m. Saturday on Mound Hill Road near North River Road in Lee County; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Aric J. Abell, 26, of Sterling; 7:45 p.m. Saturday at Covell and Coleta roads in Carroll County; no valid driver’s license; posted I-bond and given a court date.

Charis E. Bentrup, 37, of Savanna; 10:18 p.m. Saturday at Portland Avenue and state Route 84 in Carroll County; driving while license suspended; posted I-bond and given a court date.

Tony M. Terlizzi, 35, of Rock Falls; 10:23 p.m. Saturday at Moline Road and U.S. Route 30 in Whiteside County; driving while license revoked; posted I-bond and given a court date.

Xi Liu, 20, of Ames, Iowa; 11:19 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 88 in Whiteside County; speeding, driving while license suspended; posted I-bond and given a court date.

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